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Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

TSEA June 17, 2013 Comments Off on Update on TSEA Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Today, at a 9 AM hearing before Davidson County Circuit Judge Amanda McClendon, lawyers for TSEA and Governor Haslam and the several departments recently sued by TSEA argued their respective cases regarding TSEA’s allegation

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Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

TSEA June 11, 2013 Comments Off on Press Release: TSEA Files Lawsuit Challenging State’s Handling of Layoffs

NASHVILLE, TN. – The Tennessee State Employees Association (TSEA) has filed a class action lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Davidson County against the State of Tennessee charging that the state violated Tennessee law

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Be Sure Your Next Job Move is a Safe One: The possible downside of In-Range hiring policy

Be Sure Your Next Job Move is a Safe One: The possible downside of In-Range hiring policy

TSEA May 30, 2013 Comments Off on Be Sure Your Next Job Move is a Safe One: The possible downside of In-Range hiring policy

By Gwen Tuttle / TSEA Compensation and Benefits Manager Department of Human Resources policy permits In-Range hiring salary exceptions when a job classification has proven to be difficult to fill due to high turnover, lack of

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DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

TSEA May 9, 2013 Comments Off on DCS Overhaul; Update on MSW upgrades

Image courtesy of Tennessee Department of Children Services, April 2013 In April, Department of Children Services Interim Commissioner Jim Henry announced an overhaul of the department’s organizational structure to address the on-going internal issues

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State Announces Career Center Layoffs

State Announces Career Center Layoffs

TSEA May 3, 2013 Comments Off on State Announces Career Center Layoffs

On April 19th, the Department of Labor and Workforce development held meetings in various locations throughout the state to notify 72 full-time state employees that their jobs were being terminated as a result of

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State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

TSEA April 24, 2013 Comments Off on State Employees to receive 1.5% raise

During this legislative session, the Tennessee General Assembly passed a $32.8 billion state budget. Included in the budget is a 1.5% raise for state employees. TSEA worked hard to ensure this raise was a

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Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

TSEA April 19, 2013 Comments Off on Senator Kyle and Senator Ketron take a stand for Higher Education employees

This week, the Tennessee General Assembly adopted a $32.8 billion 2013-2014 state budget that includes a 1.5% raise for state employees, higher education employees, and K-12 teachers. During Tuesday night’s Senate Finance, Ways, &

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State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

TSEA April 17, 2013 Comments Off on State Prepares to Implement Salary Adjustments: Payment adjustments to begin with July 1st pay period

As we have previously reported, the State is finishing a salary study that will be implemented on July 1st, 2013. This, of course, is the salary study for which nearly 60 million dollars was

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Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

TSEA April 11, 2013 Comments Off on Press Release: State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 11, 2013 CONTACT: Chris Dauphin OFFICE: (615) 256-4533 State to require IT workers to reapply for their jobs Earlier this week, the Tennessee State Employees Association (TSEA) obtained a

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Anti-TSEA Bill SB0725 Defeated 3/27/13 in Senate Committee

Anti-TSEA Bill SB0725 Defeated 3/27/13 in Senate Committee

TSEA March 27, 2013 Comments Off on Anti-TSEA Bill SB0725 Defeated 3/27/13 in Senate Committee

UPDATE 4/2: Rep. Casada’s Union bill (HB0913) was rolled in the House State Government Committee to the first calendar of 2014, this was the companion bill to SB0725. — We did it! We came

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